Oriki Shango

Kawo Kaiyesile,
(Hail to the Chief.)
 

Etala mo juba gadagba mo juba.
(I greet you thirteen times.)
 

Shango pele o.
(Spirit of Lightning I am greeting you.)

Shango pele o.
(Spirit of Lightning I am greeting you.)
 

Shango pele o.
(Spirit of Lightning I am greeting you.)
 

Baba aladufe.
(Father who is loved by everyone.)
 

Shango pele o.
(Spirit of Lightning I am greeting you.)
 

Shango pele o.
(Spirit of Lightning I am greeting you.)
 

Shango pele o.
(Spirit of Lightning I am greeting you.)
 

Ni igba meta.
(I call you three times.)

Shango nuaa jeke awon o'iku.
(Spirit of Lightning protect us from disease and death.)
 

Ma ja kiki wa ̉run.
(Praise the power of Heaven.)
 

A dupe.
(I give you thanks.)
 

Ase.
(May it be so. )